Natural pyramids of Melnik, Bulgaria

For the small Bulgarian resort of Melnik, the sandy hills have been turned into a marketing opportunity, as they are presented as natural sand pyramids. And indeed, they can be quite appealing in some moments of the day, with their yellow color reflecting the sun, but they are not quite the spectacle they are advertised […]

Rila Monastery, the most famous Bulgarian monastery

With a history of a thousand years, the monastery of Rila is a favorite pilgrimage place for Bulgarians and a tourist attraction for foreign visitors. Pope John Paul II visited this monastery during his stay in Bulgaria. It is located in the SW of the country, near Blagoevgrad, south the capital Sofia, in the beautiful […]

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